Monday June 24, 2019

Archive for the ‘Strange’ Category

Angry White Male Studies course illustrates left-wing craziness on campus

The University of Kansas, a bastion of taxpayer-funded liberalism in an otherwise predominantly Republican and conservative state, will offer its students an oh-so progressive course titled "Angry White Male Studies" in the upcoming fall semester.  More…

Texas man drowns while mowing lawn near river

A Texas man drowned last week while mowing the grass on a property along a river, according to officials. Adam Gonzales, 58, was using a lawn mower to cut the grass on a property when he made “a pass too close to the river’s edge” and the lawnmower turned over, investigators said.  More…

Florida man gets out of jail, immediately steals from car in prison parking lot

Well, that was quick! A man leaving jail in Florida this week was arrested minutes later — accused of stealing from a car in the prison parking lot, police records show.  More…

Video shows man allegedly stealing chainsaw, hiding it in his pants

urveillance video from a store in California captured a man allegedly stealing a chainsaw by sticking it down his pants and beneath his jacket.  More…

Couple dies trying to protect classic car in a giant plastic bag

A classic car-collecting British couple died from carbon monoxide poisoning when they backed their Mercedes-Benz into a giant plastic bag, an inquest found.  More…

Microsoft employees slam $480M HoloLens military contract, refuse to create tech for ‘warfare and oppression’

More than 150 Microsoft employees signed a letter demanding the tech giant cancel a $480 million contract to build a HoloLens for the Pentagon, saying they "refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression."  More…

Man brings steer to Petco in test of ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy

A man and woman from Texas couldn’t help but laugh as they recently walked their leashed steer into a Houston-area Petco to really see if “all leashed pets are welcome” at the store. (with video)  More…

Popular Instagram model gets bitten on butt by wild pig in Bahamas

Like so many Instagram influencers before her, Michelle Lewin recently found herself in the Bahamas alongside the famed “swimming pigs” of the Exumas. This time, however, the pigs weren’t in the mood for visitors.  More…

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat. Then Authorities Discover Something Else

A woman at the Casa Vallarta Mexican restaurant near Falmouth, Massachusetts, allegedly assaulted a young man wearing a MAGA hat and got herself arrested. After viewing Rosiane Santos’ fingerprints, police contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and it turned out that Santos was in the United States illegally.  More…

McDonald’s customer calls police after employee put onions on his Big Mac, gets arrested

A McDonald’s customer was arrested after calling police to complain about his Big Mac hamburger having onions – and challenging the restaurant’s manager to a fist fight.  More…

All charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped

Chicago prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett during a surprise court hearing. “Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean of the filing of this tragic complaint against him,” his attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement.  More…

Frozen cat found buried in snow thawed by animal clinic

This feline may have just wasted one of her nine lives. A Montana cat named Fluffy was found frozen and buried in snow by her owners this week — and brought back to life by a team of veterinarians. “Amazing success and survival story from this week,” wrote Montana’s Animal Clinic of Kalispell.  More…

Student died after eating leftover pasta in rare food poisoning case

A tragic case report involving a fatal helping of leftover spaghetti is regaining attention after a doctor featured the 2008 death on his popular YouTube channel. According to the initial report published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a student in Belgium identified as “A.J.,” became sick after eating spaghetti and tomato sauce that had been prepared five days earlier.  More…

NJ Transit reveals train station runs on Dunkin’ Donuts

New Jersey doesn’t run without Dunkin. NJ Transit riders couldn’t get into the Hamilton train station on Thursday morning because a donut worker who was supposed to open the doors showed up late, the agency told commuters.  More…

Jet stream helps flight reach 801 mph due to jet stream

A Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London reached the ground speed of 801 mph with the help of strong winds, according to reports. The blistering speed was reached while at 35,000 feet above Pennsylvania. The Boeing 787 twin-jet aircraft was given a boost by a furious jet stream, the high-altitude air current along which storms travel.  More…